Liberty Hyde Bailey's Camera


A NEW DAY COMING: Liberty Hyde Bailey’s Prophetic Educational Vision, a library associates’ lecture by Scott Peters, Assistant Professor, Education.

Manuscript materials in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library:

21-2-3342 Liberty Hyde Bailey papers

Personal, family, and professional papers relating to the life and work of Liberty Hyde Bailey and including correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks, journals, photographs, publications, genealogical and biographical information. Material covers Bailey's childhood in Michigan, his years at Michigan Agricultural College, his time spent working for Asa Gray at Harvard, his years at Cornell as Professor, Founder and Dean of the Agriculture School, and his travels and plant collecting work in his retirement. Also records of the Bailey Hortorium, correspondence and agreements with Macmillan Company, and tape recordings (12 cassettes) and transcripts of an interview with Bailey by George H. M. Lawrence, 1951-1952.

Other manuscript collections with significant Bailey material

2195 American Nature Study records [Online guide available]

21-2-889 Department of Plant Breeding records [Online guide available]

4389 New York State Vegetable Growers Association records

21-2-3144 College of Agriculture "Dean's Hat" items

1797, 2127, 2414 Maurice C. Burritt papers [Print guides available for collections 2127 & 2414]

1438 Louise Spieker Rankin papers [Print guide available]

21-25-102 Lazy Club records

21-02-471 Willis Grant Johnson papers [Online guide available]

23-2-749 New York State College of Home Economics record [Online guide available]

21-29-45 Herbert H. Whetzel papers [Print guide available]

21-17-2211 Harlan Parker Banks papers

1787 William Henry Brewer papers (microfilm)

21-2-14 Albert R. Mann papers [Online guide available]

Manuscript materials held at other repositories:

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Jr. (1858-1954) Papers, Gray Herbarium Archives, Harvard University